Stories about Photography from May, 2010
Egypt: A walk along a Mameluke street
Maryanne Stroud Gabbani invited her friend Patricia Canfield to write about her tours of Cairo and share the photographs she took. Patricia profoundly wrote about Khan El Khalili, Al Mu’izz Street and other touristic places in the capital city.
Russia: Photos of Grozny
LJ user greedyspeedy posts the first installment of photos of Grozny, Chechnya, taken in April, and writes (RUS) in the comments: “This photo report is about the glossy Grozny; I'll show the other, gloomy, side of Grozny in part two. […] Compared to Gudermes, Argun – the largest cities after...
Russia: Pictures of Forest Fire
Photoblogger Igor Podgorny posts convincing pictures of the aftermath of the forest fire that is denied by Russian authorities.
Japan: Sanja Festival
Powerful images of the traditional Sanja Festival [en] (Tokyo), by Zuco.
Bangladesh: Celebrating Mother's Day
Back To Bangladesh posts a tribute to the Mother's Day with some photos of mothers in Bangladesh.
Photo Contest of CSIS Southeast Asia Program
The CSIS Southeast Asia Program is organizing a photo contest to feature images taken in Southeast Asia that demonstrate the importance of communication and cooperation – across countries, races and religions.
Images from Japan's Largest Slum
The DJMICK blog posts select images by photojournalist Androniki Christodoulou of Japan’s Largest Slum in Kamagasaki, Osaka.
Destroyed Javanese heritage sites
Numerous relics belonging to the Javanese empire of Majapahit are being neglected by the Indonesian government. Paidi Jolali, an autodidact photographer, historian and mountaineer photographed and catalogued these Majapahit relics which need to be preserved and restored.